From Monday twenty ninth March 2021, the rule of six is again as a means of controlling the unfold of coronavirus in England.
It was first used to ban social gatherings of greater than six folks again in September 2020, however has not been in place throughout each the second and third lockdowns.
However now some tweaks have been made which the federal government says affords households extra flexibility.
BBC well being reporter Laura Foster explains.
Video by Laura Foster and Mel Lou